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Recent blogs

The name of the Bradwell festival has a new name!!. It is now called the Bradwell Gathering and is focused on prayer, worship and teaching.

We have just released the minutes and Warden's reports for February and March. Please see 2018

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Upcoming Events

Fri 27 Apr Sun 29 Apr 2018
Sarah Pennington and Gilo, UK Natural Voice teachers, return to Othona with songs from a wide variety of traditions.
Fri 4 May Mon 7 May 2018
Come and spend the bank holiday weekend with us at Othona.
Mon 14 May Thu 17 May 2018
You may not be an experienced birdwatcher and just be keen to learn more about birds and the other wildlife which abounds in the Essex coast and countryside.
Mon 14 May Thu 17 May 2018
Many visitors enjoy spending a few quiet days at Othona without any planned activities or programme.
Mon 28 May Fri 1 Jun 2018
Half term break and the opportunity for children aged 5 and above to join in with outdoor activities at Bradwell Waterside